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Powder Blower

Description: Patent for a new and improved powder blower used to insert powder medicine into the vagina, including illustrations and instructions.
Date: April 1, 1913
Creator: Woodward, Mortimer Lee


Description: Patent for a simple, inexpensive, and compact check-punch that can be operated by one hand and doesn't take much power to operate. The machine consists of two movable members, "one of which carries all of the male and the other all of the female dies, said members being so related that when moved relatively to each other in one direction all the male dies move as a single member...and enter the female dies, and when moved in the opposite direction all of said male dies are withdrawn" (lines 12-20).
Date: March 17, 1896
Creator: Woodworth, Charles H.


Description: Patent for a journal-bearing that has an open spring ring that contains the journal and antifriciton devices in its center. The spring ring contracts to its minimum circumference when the journal and antifriciton devices are worn out. There is also a bearing-ring seat that allows contractions "without altering the disposition of the load" (lines 61-62).
Date: December 1, 1896
Creator: Woodworth, Charles H.

Car Coupling.

Description: Patent for a new and improved coupling for railroad-cars. This design consists in "[t]he combination of the draw-head, the trip-block pivoted on the upper side of the same, the trigger secured to the upper side of the draw-head, and the spring bearing on the trip-block" (lines 82-86).
Date: May 21, 1889
Creator: Woolsey, Charles Alexander & Woolsey, William Wesley


Description: Patent for a simple, inexpensive, and improved clevis that can be easily manufactured and employed to a draft-beam. It can be used without a lapring in order to connect to a singletree. The singletree can have its "staple or eye...disposed in a plane with the said singletree" (lines 16-17).
Date: January 30, 1894
Creator: Word, Aaron Matthias


Description: Patent for an improvement in fiber machines that is "adaptable to fibers of various plants; but it is especially designed for separating the fiber of plants found in Mexico--such as lechugilla, Spanish dagger, and similar plants" (lines 28-32). The machine is used to separate the usable fiber from the leaves, stalks, and other parts of the plants.
Date: September 2, 1884
Creator: Worthington, George & Parvin, Enoch, J.

Shade Hanger

Description: Patent for a shade hanger. This invention holds the cord for shades so as to allow the shade to remain open. Illustration included.
Date: April 11, 1905
Creator: Worthington, William A.

Copy Holder

Description: Patent for an improved copy holder design that is "adapted for holding stenographers' notebooks and other copies and equipped with an efficient line guide, capable of easy and rapid operation to drop the line indicating means from one line to another with perfect accuracy" (lines 14-19), including illustrations.
Date: April 28, 1914
Creator: Wrede, Albin C.


Description: Patent for improvements to ironing tables, including a narrow folding table top by which to iron sleeves and small articles, a means by which "depending articles" may be kept out of the way and off the floor (and thus clean), and an iron holder.
Date: December 4, 1900
Creator: Wren, James F. & Grant, Nancy E.

Combination Wrench.

Description: Patent for a new and improved multi-tool. This design consists in "[t]he bar having the nut-wrench and the hammer-head formed at one end, the pipe-wrench formed at the opposite end, and the slot made in one side, the spring located in the bottom of the slot or opening, and the blade pivoted in one end of the slot or opening and bearing on the free end of the spring, the said blade forming a screw-driver" (lines 52-59).
Date: May 4, 1886
Creator: Wright, Augustus Washington


Description: Patent for an oil burner for stoves, which has parts which do not carbonize and block the burner, lights quickly, and wastes less fuel in smoke or soot.
Date: July 20, 1909
Creator: Wright, Charles D.